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No place to fall sick: How refugees are barred from healthcare

The UN announced the suspension of aid to Syria after a deadly attack on a convoy near Aleppo. But air strikes are not the only obstacle to humanitarian aid, writes Isabelle Gerretsen.

Filed in: Europe Lebanon Sweden United Kingdom

Yezidi refugees: stranded sisterhood unites to draw strength through adversity

Thousands of Yezidi women and children remain hostages of Islamic State. Maria Serrano reports.

Filed in: Afghanistan Iraq

Worldbeaters: Avigdor Lieberman

Israel’s defence minister is a political chameleon and lightning rod for controversy, among other things.

Filed in: Israel Palestine

Turkey in turmoil

Turkey’s president exploits the recent attempted coup against him to crack down on opponents. Chris Brazier reports.

Filed in: Turkey

Jassim – the need to remember

Judith Morrison reflects on a young Iraqi poet whose life was taken.

Filed in: Iraq

Chilcot report: looking back on why we went to war with Iraq

If Tony Blair and George W. Bush had listened to Iraqis we would be living in a different world, Nikki van der Gaag writes.

Filed in: Iraq United Kingdom

Open Window July 2016

This month’s guest cartoonist is Payam Boromand from Iran.

Filed in: Art Iran

The role of climate change in the Syria crisis: how the media got it wrong

Alex Randall argues that the conclusions drawn were the wrong ones.

Filed in: Climate Change Conflict Migration Syria

Pt 3/3: A British-Syrian’s experience of a refugee’s journey

The reality of civil war and migration challenges identity while exposing new hope in humanity, writes Danny Ryan Youssef in the final blog of this three part series.

Filed in: Germany Syria United Kingdom

Pt 1/3: A British-Syrian’s experience of a refugee's journey

The reality of civil war and migration rips identity apart while exposing new hope in humanity, writes Danny Ryan Youssef.

Filed in: Syria

Military fatigues and floral scarves

Rahila Gupta meets women fighters in Rojava who are leading the charge towards a radical democracy.

Filed in: Conflict Politics Syria Terrorism Women

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